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Sunday, September 25, 2011

Getting Cricky Simply Sunday Challenge -- Trick or Treat Me to some Candy Corn!! :)

Happy Sunday, friends!! :)  I hope this day finds you enjoying moments with family and friends... 

It's time again for one of my favorite challenge days!!  It's Simply Sunday Challenge Day over at Getting Cricky!!  This week, we were asked to create some "FALL TREATS" -- What do YOU think of when you think of "Fall Treats"???  Is it a gift card holder (to get treats for fall scrapbooking?), or a layout (with pictures of your little sweet treats jumping in leaves?), or maybe a 3D project to hold candy (that you can only find in the fall season)?  Well, whatever this challenge makes ya think of...  We want to see you use your CREATIVITY and show us your interpretation of the challenge!! :)

For this challenge, many of my Design Team Sisters will be featuring Kristal's NEWEST stamp sets -- I chose to use the new "Fall-O-Ween" for my treat bags (check out all the newest stamps at K Andrew Designs)...  This great Mix-N-Match set is an "extra-large" stamp set filled with all kinds of fun phrases!!  :)
I found this candy corn at my local grocery store that looks black, orange, and white (instead of yellow, orange, and white) and is called "Indian Corn"...  Since the college colors for my kiddos are black, orange, and white, I thought these would make perfect little treats for them -- So I bought a big bag and set to creating some treat bags for them...
To stamp the sentiment, I placed the "Trick or" stamp on the block normally; but when I added the "TREAT" stamp, I rounded it on the block (this is a great feature of these high-quality stamps -- they are so easy to twist or round a little to fit your needs!!)...  I stamped the sentiment with Stampin' Up!'s Only Orange ink on a circle cut from white cardstock and added that to a circle cut from orange cardstock.  I distressed the edges of the circle first with my distressing tool and then with SU!'s Chocolate Chip ink.  Two of my handmade stick pins, some handmade flower embellishments, a strip of 1" black grosgrain ribbon, and a little bow were added to the topper (embossed with my Cuttlebug "Checkerboard" extra-large folder) before I attached the topper to the plastic baggie...
And there ya have it!!  Fall-themed candy in a treat bag sure to be a hit with the kiddos....  Now that I've shown you my take on the challenge, I hope you'll hop on over to see what all of my Design Team Sisters made for inspiration...  Then, I hope you'll enter this week's "Fall Treats" Simply Sunday Challenge at Getting Cricky...  We can't WAIT to see what you create!!




Dont' forget to stop by and see Kristal's NEWEST Stamps available HERE!! 

Until next time,

16 comments:

callyannc said...

Love this treat bag! I love candy corn!!YUM TFS CallyAnn

Squirlygirl said...

Super cute treats Amy :)I love the embossing folder you used to give it texture. You're such a good momma, I'm sure your kids will love getting their treat from you!
~Hugs~
Becky - Your DT sister
www.squirlygirlcreations.blogspot.com

Scrappin Rabbit Designs said...

Great treat bag! Love the colors. TFS.

Brenda said...

Candy corn is my favorite Halloween candy, so you can send one of those treat bags to me LOL Seriously, this is too cute...love the paper for the topper especially with that embossing folder. Great job
Hugs
Brenda
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Shawn Mosch said...

great idea on rounding the stamp . . . I am going to have to try that

Shawn ~ Getting Cricky Design Team Member
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Sharon said...

WOW! Great treat bag!!! Love the embossing! :)

Jani said...

What a "treat" LOL. So cute. Thanks for sharing.

Jani
papercompulsions.blogspot.com

Lisa said...

As usual, Amy, you never cease to amaze me! How do you always come up with such unique and creative ideas?! I love this! The embossing folder looks so great! Awesome project my sweet friend!! :D

Lisa
Getting Cricky DTM - Sister
http://indymermaid.blogspot.com

Lori Comeau said...

Great treat bag and great project.
http://lorisartsyobsession.blogspot.com/

JulieK said...

Another fabulous project!! You are amazing Girl!!

Pam said...

The kids are going to love the candy bags of candy corn!! Happy Fall my sweet friend! Hugs, Pam

Dawn said...

Very cute treat bags, I have bought Indian Corn before too. Yummy, but very sweet. I love the way you set the "stage" for the picture also... Have a great week!

Janice W. said...

You are so nice to bring these to you college kids. I am sure they will be appreciated. Cute tag!

scrapperbecka said...

Amy
Your treat bags are totally awesome! I love the sentiment!
Your DT Sister
Becka M

Terri said...

Very cute treat bags. They look just yummy! Thanks for sharing and for the inspiration!
Cricut Hugs,
Terri
http://memorycatchers-terri.blogspot.com

S.Bayles said...

Amy,
I love the treat bags. Great Job as usual. I have to get busy and enter. Good Luck to everyone. Drop by and visit me anytime.
Blog: http://lovethatexpressions.blogspot.com/

 
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